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. >> thank you. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 the man dubbed the toughest sheriff in america takes aim at a letter writing campaign against him. >> what traffic officials want installed in new cars and truck that's would make them more like commercial airplane autos michael finney taking questions on twitter and facebook. he'll answer them here live just a little bit later. you can contact michael on facebook.com and on twitter. >> on a get away friday, downtown commute this is the sky way. there is road work being done on the upper deck of the bay bridge this afternoon.çmj# so that packed everything up that. is why you have problems on the right side of the screen. left side, just usual friday afternoon get away traffic. stay with us. >>> san francisco school officials want the man known as america's toughest sheriff to write a leter to students after being denied an opportunity to speak with them in american. the -- person. the sheriff happen owes to be in san francisco for a conference, receiving a bundle of letters from students. the qlerts criticized his efforts to enforce immig
. incredible imagination about the one thing you're buying that made in america. astonishing ideas making a big difference tonight for great made in america christmas. we'll have them after abc 7 >>> a welcome change for bart passengers. bart increasing patrols and offering safety escorts at stations starting tomorrow. bart is adding more patrols in downtown san francisco, and in the east bay, bart is teeming wupt oakland police department to provide us supreme courts at the west oakland station. volunteers at the station will be there tomorrow from 4:00 to 8:00 to escort passengers parked within a three block radius of the station. and today's date, 12-12-12 is the kind of numerical sequence we won't find again for 89 years, people decided this is a day for something special. abc 7 news is in berk tli afternoon. he saw something very special. nick? >> i did. you know 12, 12 12rks. some people looking for luck to win money, others for love. but i saw a precious baby today born today, 12-12, 12. she's the light of her parents' eyes. >> the neatest thing she came out, her eyes were open. it's jus
in central america. >> michael finney. typing on a touch screen can be frustrating. now a tablet computer accessory could end that. i will tell you whether it's >> abc7 news with live, breaking news. >> an update on the breaking news we told you about at the beginning of the newscast in the east bay. a large fire in a fremont machine shop is in the mop-up phase. we were over the scene, shortly after flames burst out of a metal and fabricating company. located near the mission boulevard exit off interstate 680. heavy oils contributed to heavy, thick, sooty smoke. the 60 people inside the shop, got out safely. the cause of the fire is under investigations. >> they got out before the roof collapsed of just a mess. >> the mayor wants the city to be particularly aware of domestic violence during this holiday season. >> he launched a new public awareness campaign at the end of the year in which domestic violence has received unprecedented attention in the city. mark? >> reporter: ever since the sheriff grabbed his wife's arm on new year's eve, there has been a tremendous amount of attention top
, how eating as a family can improve a child's eating habits. >> and a big fail for america's popular car. results of the test on the toyota camery. >> two little girls making añ÷ public debut separately more than nine months after being born joined at lower chest and abdomen. >> nasad: prototype looks lika suit worn by the famous animated astronaut. look familiar to you? stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> checking healthy living news british researchers say chances of a man developing cancer in his lifetime increased. research uk says men now stand a one in two chance of developing kabser largely because people are living longer. cancer is expected to increase the most in men over 15 years include bowel, prot yait and mel la gnomea. another new study finds sharing meals as a family improves eating habits of children, even fit happens only one once, or twice per week. looking at 2400 children in london found children ate more fruits and vegetables if they saw their parents eating them and were more likely to eat them as parents cut them up for them. researchers say more campai
parent in america will do. which is hug our children a little tighter and we'll tell them we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. in the hard days to come the community needs us to be at our best as americans ask i will do everything in my power as president to help. >> the president ordered flags to be lowered to half staff in honor of the victims. he said america has endured too many tragedies and says meaningful action needs to be taken to prevent incidents like it regardless of the politic autos abc 7 news viewers expressing condolences to those touched by the tragedy on our face book page, we invite to you share your thoughts. >> but it's very difficult to express with words how devastating this tragedy is. >> yes. wayne freedman shows us the moments of raw emotion today, between headlines. >> this is the day when the names sandy hook elementary school and newtown, connecticut changed forever. once obscure, they're now infamous. >> like you, you kn
any further details. sir richard branson owns a controlling stake and a stake in virgin america, based in sfo. >> a proving -- improving sales for the iphone 5, the investment firm expects apple to sell 47 million of the devices if the current quarter up from the prior forecast of 45 million. the firm says suppliers have improved. as with previous launches apple experiences problems and had a tough time meeting demand. customers ordering online had to wait before getting their devices. many stores were sold out as well. >> more information on the news corp split why facebook is asking for your vote tonight. >> willow bay is here with this afternoon's after the bell report. hi, willow. >> hello, dan, carolyn. yes, we're learning more today about that yumming split at news corps. the media giant announced today that veteran journalist robert thompson will be the ceo of the publishing business. thompson is the editor in chief of dow jones. the company will keep the name news corp. entertainment business will be called fox group. news corp agrewed to spin off the assets after pressure from
is once again the healthiest state in america. number one for the fourth year p a row. the state gets high marks for low disease rates and a low rate of uninsured residents. hawaii, massachusetts and roun out the top five, california ranks 22. mississippi and louisiana tie forward least healthiest. >> cashmere is a popular gift option but do you have to spend a lot of money to get a good quality sweater? michael finney compared prices to find out. >> looking for a special gift in cashmere sweaters heavily marketed this time of the year. do you have to spend hundreds of dollars to get good quality? shop smart says not necessarily. when it comes to shopping for a sweater, one stands head and shoulder as above the west. >> consumer reports sue perry checked out dozens of sweaters. >> you're picking up a bargain stweter you better believe it's not 100% cashmere. the label may say so. >> a couple checks can tell you a lot. >> run your hand over the sweater. if little balls start forming that is called pilling. that is a sign this is a cheaper sweater probably not going to holdup. i would put it
$5.1 million will fund fixing the oldest fleet in america giving children an opportunity they otherwise might not have had. >> a lot of folks go every day to school with this. they don't have enough money to pay for the bus. >> they must live 200% below poverty line in order to qualify. reporting from city hall, abc 7 news. >> an fran is a signature away from banning public nudity. the board voting 7-4. protestors tried to interrupt by ripping off clongz.8 officers are ready with towels. the ban just needs the mayor's signature to become law, next year. offenders will face possible jail time for violations. possible exemptions would be beta breakers and gay pride parade. >> oakland city council decided to make a decision on a dog park at lake shore avenue and mcarthur boulevard. oakland residents will have the opportunity to voice their opinions first. the meeting starts at 5:30. >> this afternoon aj strike by clerks shut down the ports of los angeles and long beach. following all night talks both sides agreed to early federal mediation. >> i'm more optimistic. there is
in the 50s fwhu music was almost too sophisticated. he became america??ec's most-popular jazz band he took these rhythms and polly times. as long+m[#Ñ as you can tap your foot it was just jamming. >> he advanced racial justice, playing black clubs in the 50s. >> he was a self he facing,9lm kennedy center honors recipient in 2009. herby hancock speaks for all of us. >> keep smiling and keep making great music. >> dave brubek gone at age 91. >> just an incredible talent. thins for abc 7 news at 4:00. >> the abc 7 news exclusive alarm clock app is available now for your an droid phone. down load now for free. that app is still available if you have an iphone. >> abc 7 news at 5:00 begins right now. >> thank you. san francisco police break up a big burglary ring. we have pictures to help victims find stolen zponz computer autos i'm sandhya patel. live from the roof of the kgotv broadcast center, tracking a few showers when a drier pattern will come in coming up. >> and after ground topples trees around the bay area like this one crashing through a home. >> a sea ofut.u umbrellas lined street
with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> he went on to blame america's gun violence on video games and new media, which he accused of misreporting facts about prior arms. he was inrupted twice by protestors holding banners blaming the nra for killing children. >> we've been getting reaction from law enforcement schools and members of congress. >> abc 7 is in the newsroom with more, mark? >> you heard the nra vice president say the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is so far a have a good guy with a gun, an armed guard. the nra executive vice president called on congress. >> prop yait whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every school in this nation. >> he said there are monsters who feed on media attention and see schools as an easy target. >> the only way to stop a monster from killing our kids is to be personally involved and invested in a plan of protection. >> senator feinstein says the nra is missing the point. >> the blanket call to arm schools is nothing more than a strax. it's a delay. >> house minority leader called nra proposals unrealistic. >> what do they kn
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